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Harworth Group PLC (HWG.L)

HWG.L on London Stock Exchange

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29 Jul 2016
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Jonson Cox

2010 Executive Chairman of the Board

Owen Michaelson

46 2015 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Andrew Kirkman

2016 Finance Director, Executive Director

Chris Birch

2016 General Counsel, Company Secretary

Martyn Bowes

2015 Non-Executive Director

Andrew Cunningham

59 2016 Non-Executive Director

Steven Underwood

41 2010 Non-Executive Director

Lisa Clement

2016 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Anthony Donnelly

2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Jonson Cox

Mr. Jonson Cox is Executive Chairman of the Board of Harworth Group plc. He joined the Board on 15 November 2010 to lead the former UK Coal plc through the restructuring of 2012, and subsequently served as Chairman of Coalfield Resources plc and of Harworth Estates. Jonson’s early career was with Royal Dutch Shell Group and Kelda Group plc and he joined AWG plc (later Anglian Water Group plc) as Chief Executive from January 2004 until March 2010. He was a Non-Executive Director of Wincanton plc from October 2005 to May 2014. In November 2012 he was appointed Chairman of the Water Services Regulation Authority (Ofwat). He was appointed in 2015 as the Chairman of the Cory Group. He serves as a senior policy advisor to infrastructure fund I Squared Capital LLP. Having led Coalfield Resources plc through its recent acquisition of Harworth Estates Property Group Limited, Jonson now continues in a Non-Executive role as Chairman of Harworth Group plc.

Owen Michaelson

Mr. Owen Michaelson is Chief Executive, Executive Director of the Company. He joined the Board on 24 March 2015 as Chief Executive officer and was previously the Chief Executive of Harworth Estates Property Group Limited. He has more than 25 years’ experience in the remediation of brownfield land and was previously the managing director of the Property Division (2010 to 2012) and a Board member (2007 to 2012) of the former UK Coal, joining from Peel Group, bringing experience from that role and his earlier experience as a director at Black Country Properties (1999 to 2005) and a senior manager at Viridor (1991 to 1999). He took over the stand alone operations of the Harworth Estates Group at the time of the Restructuring of UK Coal Group in December 2012 and established the business as a recognised regional developer of brownfield land.

Andrew Kirkman

Mr. Andrew Kirkman is Finance Director, Executive Director of the Company, Effective 1 January 2016. He joined as Finance Director in January 2016. Andrew is a chartered accountant and has extensive experience having worked in a number of senior finance roles including Finance Director of Viridor, the recycling and renewable energy company from March 2011. Prior to that time Andrew held the position of Chief Financial Officer of Balfour Beatty Capital and Global Head of Corporate Finance at Bovis Lend Lease.

Chris Birch

Martyn Bowes

Mr. Martyn Bowes is Non-Executive Director of the Company. He joined the Board as the nominee of the Pension Protection Fund on 24 March 2015. He was appointed to the Board of Harworth Estates Property Group Limited as the nominee of the Industry Wide Mining Pension Scheme Trustees in 2013 and was retained by the Pension Protection Fund when they acquired the Trustees interest in Harworth Estates Property Group Limited in 2014. Martyn originally trained as an accountant and a banker and has spent the majority of his career in banking, most recently from 2001 to 2007 with Barclays Capital as Managing Director, Real Estate Finance. Since leaving Barclays he has pursued a portfolio business career, which in 2012 involved a takeover with fellow directors of the South of England based Welbeck Land real estate business. Martyn now acts as Finance Director for Welbeck Land, and also maintains other interests in debt advisory and healthcare.

Andrew Cunningham

Mr. Andrew R. Cunningham is the Non-Executive Director of the Company. Andrew trained as an accountant, and was an Audit and Corporate Finance Partner at Price Waterhouse Coopers before joining the then Grainger Trust in 1996 in the role of Finance Director. Andrew has previously served as an Independent Director of The Local Shopping REIT plc and is a Commissioner of the Port of Blyth, a trust port.

Steven Underwood

Mr. Steven Underwood is Non-Executive Director of Harworth Group plc. He has served on the Board as a Non-Executive Director since 2010 representing the Peel Group. Peel remains the Company’s largest shareholder alongside the PPF, with holdings of 27.69% and 25% respectively. Steven is Chief Executive of the Peel Group of Companies and brings the extensive experience of the Peel Group in brownfield land remediation and regeneration. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Pinewood Group plc and an alternate Director of Intu Properties plc.

Lisa Clement

Ms. Lisa Clement is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. She is a chartered accountant and was appointed as an independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee with effect from 15 December 2011. She was formerly Chief Financial Officer of Sea Containers Limited, Managing Director of Capita Learning and Development and has held senior divisional roles at Cendant Inc. and BPP Holdings Plc. Lisa is a director of Everything But The Cow Limited.

Anthony Donnelly

Mr. Anthony Donnelly is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Since 24 March 2015. After early finance roles with Scottish & Newcastle Breweries from 1986, he joined Morrison Homes Limited as Finance Director in 1990. In 2000 he was appointed Managing Director of Scottish based AWG Property Limited. He has overseen the workout and extraction of value from an extensive commercial and residential portfolio across the UK & Ireland and its transformation into a strategic and income generating portfolio. He has been on the board of Harworth Estates Property Group Limited as an independent Non-Executive Director since 2012.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Jonson Cox

286,500

Owen Michaelson

479,556

Andrew Kirkman

--

Chris Birch

--

Martyn Bowes

31,875

Andrew Cunningham

--

Steven Underwood

41,875

Lisa Clement

49,000

Anthony Donnelly

31,875
As Of  27 Dec 2015